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build something ↔ in

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbuild something ↔ in phrasal verbTBCBUILDto make something so that it is a permanent part of a wall, room etc You could build in a wardrobe with mirrored doors. built-in build→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
build inThe $ 60,000 building opened in 1902 at Eighth Avenue and E Street.The survey showed that consumer concern about the economy was the single biggest factor affecting the building business in 1993.Is not it time that he built the economy in a constructive way rather than just waffling about it?Steve Cooper was standing in an outside doorway of the building he owns in downtown Olympia.They were built with me in mind and I liked them and got a couple from Fender.That way you build strength in numbers.They were built, in steel and chrome, to last - but not quite this long.So step alone can build some strength in the legs, the study said.
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Verb table
build
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theybuild
he, she, itbuilds
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theybuilt
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave built
he, she, ithas built
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad built
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill build
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have built
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam building
he, she, itis building
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you, we, theyare building
Past
I, he, she, itwas building
you, we, theywere building
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been building
he, she, ithas been building
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been building
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be building
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been building
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